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  • Updated 25 Feb 2016 | 25 episodes | Faculty of Law

    The Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH) aims to bring together academics, practitioners and policy-makers in different parts of the world to advance the understanding and protection of human rights and equality. Through vigorous exchange of ideas and resources, we strive to facilitate a better understanding of human rights principles, to develop new approaches to policy, and to influence the...

  • Updated 22 Feb 2016 | 138 episodes | Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology

    The mission of COMPAS is to conduct high quality research in order to develop theory and knowledge, inform policy-making and public debate, and engage users of research within the field of migration.
    The mobility of people is now firmly recognised as a key dimension shaping society today, but the relationship between migration and societal change is only partly understood. Research at...

  • Updated 22 Feb 2016 | 14 episodes | Social Sciences Division

    A series of podcasts related to the MSc in Migration Studies. This interdisciplinary, 9-month Masters degree at Oxford University is jointly offered by the School of Anthropology and the Oxford Department of International Development. The course draws on the intellectual resources of its two parent departments and the three world-leading migration research centres at Oxford (COMPAS, IMI and...

  • Updated 22 Feb 2016 | 32 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    Medieval German Studies in Oxford cover the full range of the literary, cultural and linguistic heritage of the German speaking lands from 800 to 1600. Special areas of interests are the transmission of text in manuscript and early print, mysticism and devotional writing and courtly literature. We work in close collaboration with the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford Medieval Studies and the wider...

  • Updated 11 Feb 2016 | 4 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    Presented by the Faculty of Philosophy and the Department for Continuing Education, this event will explore the areas in which the philosophy of mind and ethics or the philosophy of value come into contact with issues about mental health.

    Philosophy of psychiatry includes within its ambit questions about the nature of mental disorder as distinct from purely neurological disorder,...

  • Updated 10 Feb 2016 | 9 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    The NDM recognises that public engagement is vital in order to educate, inform and build a relationship with the community. Our scientists are actively engaging in open discussion, and meeting people to debate, listen and learn.

  • Updated 10 Feb 2016 | 3 episodes | Brasenose College

    Podcasts from Brasenose College.

  • Updated 04 Feb 2016 | 7 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine
    HIV

    HIV is one of the worst epidemics in human history, and has had a devastating impact on populations worldwide. Our HIV podcasts describe the leading efforts by NDM researchers to develop new treatments and possible vaccines for HIV, as well as to understand and prevent its transmission, to help reduce the global HIV disease burden and improve outcomes for patients worldwide.

  • Updated 07 Jan 2016 | 17 episodes |

    Get the most out of life as a student in Oxford. A series of short talks and presentations aimed at students of the University.

  • Updated 19 Dec 2015 | 100 episodes | Oxford Department of International Development

    Europe is experiencing the mass movements of displaced people in a way that it has largely been immune from for decades. The manifestations of the ‘migration crisis’ are as disparate as the building of fences to stop people crossing normally peaceful borders, the deaths of people transported by smugglers in unseaworthy boats, EU political leaders bickering over a Common European Asylum System...

  • Updated 18 Dec 2015 | 18 episodes | Department of Computer Science

    10 December 2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Ada Lovelace, chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage’s unbuilt mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine. The Symposium is aimed at a broad audience of those interested in the history and culture of mathematics and computer science, presenting new discoveries for the Oxford archives, and other current...

  • Updated 16 Dec 2015 | 8 episodes | Faculty of History

    In the 20th century, Spain went through civil war, four decades of Francoism, transition to democracy, and re-emergence onto the international stage. Each lecture in this series focuses on one question, one primary source, and one novel, and is aimed at undergraduate and graduate students of History, Politics, and Spanish at the University of Oxford.

  • Updated 16 Dec 2015 | 20 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    A series of bite-size talks by Oxford academics exploring the theme of death at the Ashmolean Museum's Halloween DEADFriday event, in collaboration with The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH).

  • Updated 16 Dec 2015 | 8 episodes | School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS)

    An increasing number of presidents around the world lack a majority in the legislature. This has encouraged leaders to form cross-party alliances in order to secure the success of their policy agendas, a form of politics known as "coalitional presidentialism". The Coalitional Presidentialism Project, an ESRC funded research programme (REF: RES-062-23-2892) of Oxford University,...

  • Updated 15 Dec 2015 | 13 episodes | Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences (MPLS)

    Join the hundreds of school children from around the country taking part in the annual Oxford University Christmas Science Lectures, where world renowned scientists aim to entertain and inspire the next generation with their (often explosive) insights into science.

  • Updated 09 Dec 2015 | 24 episodes | Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics

    This series includes conferences and workshops organised by the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics on a range of topics from conscientious objection in healthcare, science and religious conflict, cyberselves, digital ethics and many others. The Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics was established in 2002 with the support of the Uehiro Foundation on Ethics and Education of Japan. It...

  • Updated 08 Dec 2015 | 6 episodes | Green Templeton College

    The Oxford Centre for the Study of Philanthropy is the focal point for research, engagement and thinking about philanthropy at Oxford University.

  • Updated 02 Dec 2015 | 16 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    Every year, about 65 DPhil students start a life changing experience in the Nuffield Department of Medicine in Oxford. The Department offers highly competitive NDM Doctoral Prize Studentship to outstanding candidates of any nationality.

  • Updated 19 Nov 2015 | 10 episodes | St John's College

    The Conflict and Cultural Heritage Conference aims to raise public awareness and develop understanding of the issues surrounding the protecting of cultural heritage at risk from armed conflict. Focussing on the Middle East, the area currently undergoing the greatest destruction and where the heritage is most at risk, we aim to demonstrate the importance of the heritage, why its destruction...

  • Updated 16 Nov 2015 | 18 episodes | Faculty of English Language and Literature

    This series of six lectures introduces six plays from the Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre. Once popular and now little-known, they can tell us a lot about what their first audiences enjoyed, aspired to and worried about - from immigrants in early modern London to the role of women in the household, from what religious changes might mean for attitudes to the dead to fantasies of easy money and...

  • Updated 16 Nov 2015 | 9 episodes | Faculty of English Language and Literature

    Podcasts that explore the relationship between J.R.R. Tolkien and Oxford University, where he both studied and worked.

  • Updated 12 Nov 2015 | 2 episodes | St Hugh's College

    Podcasts from St Hugh's College at Oxford.

  • Updated 05 Nov 2015 | 5 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    The UN and Humanitarian Action: Learning Lessons from Past Experience for Future Policy. This event took place at the Weston Library on 16th October 2015.

    In keeping with the idea of 'Witness', each of the sessions will be introduced by panellists invited to address the session topic from their direct personal experience. In the discussion, participants will be invited to...

  • Updated 20 Oct 2015 | 2 episodes | Estates Services

    Podcasts relating to sustainable travel presented by guest speakers and lecturers at the University of Oxford.

  • Updated 19 Oct 2015 | 4 episodes | Medical Sciences Division

    In this four-part podcast series Dr Sean Elias and colleagues introduce and explore the work of the University of Oxford Jenner Institute in the development of new, innovative vaccines.

  • Updated 14 Oct 2015 | 57 episodes | Centre for African Studies

    The University of Oxford is one of the world's leading centres for the study of Africa. In every Faculty and Division across the University there are active research programmes focused on the continent. The African Studies Centre, within the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, acts as a focal point for graduate level work and faculty research on Africa. Alongside the vibrant...

  • Updated 13 Oct 2015 | 11 episodes | Ashmolean Museum

    In this series of 11 short films Experimental Archaeologists, Oxford University Lecturers and Bushcraft specialists demonstrate a range of Stone Age crafts, skills and technologies as well as art and music. Each 5 minute film can be used in the classroom to focus on a particular technology. For further information and more Prehistory resources for teachers visit:...

  • Updated 09 Oct 2015 | 2 episodes | University Administration and Services (UAS)

    In this series of lectures from the League of European Universities Doctoral Summer School 2015, experts from academia and the public and private sectors discuss the benefits and challenges of knowledge exchange in a European context.

  • Updated 09 Oct 2015 | 6 episodes | Christ Church

    A half-day symposium to mark the 350th anniversary of the publication of Robert Hooke’s Micrographia, thought to be the first handbook of microscopy, and also to applaud recent new developments in molecular-scale microscopy as recognised by the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and the 2014 Centenary Prize of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

  • Updated 21 Sep 2015 | 6 episodes | Department of Education

    The six seminars in the series 'Impact and Knowledge Exchange in an Evolving Research Environment' provided an opportunity for dialogue around new directions in Knowledge Exchange and impact policy, governance, and practice, involving key stakeholder groups. The series is an output of a seminar series held at the University of Oxford in the summer term 2015, convened by Prof Roger...

  • Updated 01 Sep 2015 | 52 episodes | Oxford Department of International Development

    Twenty years on from the signing of the Dayton Peace Agreement in November 1995, the consequences of conflict – including the long-term effects of displacement – are still being felt in the Western Balkans. FMR 50 examines the case of people who were displaced from and within Bosnia and Herzegovina as a result of the 1992-95 war, and reflects on the lessons that may be drawn from the successes...

  • Updated 13 Aug 2015 | 9 episodes | Faculty of Theology and Religion

    This series, hosted by the faculty of Theology at Oxford University, looks at the Indian Buddhist philosophy.
    In the past the study of Asian philosophical traditions has often been approached by asking how the theories developed within these non-Western cultures would help us to solve problems in contemporary Western thought. While this approach has its merits, and has produced various...

  • Updated 12 Aug 2015 | 12 episodes | Department of Social Policy and Intervention

    In the academic year 2013-14, the department celebrated the centenary of its establishment as Barnett House in 1914. Initially independent from the University, Barnett House moved into a closer relationship with the University and eventually became a department.
    We celebrated – and continue to celebrate - 100 years of rich history: Barnett House has played a significant part in many of...

  • Updated 30 Jul 2015 | 7 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    Podcasts from the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, delivered in a variety of languages.

  • Updated 24 Jul 2015 | 42 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    New Insights and Directions in Religious Epistemology, a series of workshops held in Oxford University on 13th-14th March and 12th-13th June 2013.
    The aim of this project is to make a bold and lasting impact on religious epistemology.
    This project aims to bring recent developments in epistemology to bear on topics in the philosophy of religion in a way that will open up new...

  • Updated 15 Jul 2015 | 17 episodes | IT Services

    This podcast series explores the movement towards ‘Openness’ at the University of Oxford and beyond. Informational videos address topics ranging from ‘What is Openness?’, to ‘Open Educational Resources’, to ‘Podcasting’, while individual interviews with researchers and academics at the University offer fascinating insights into projects and initiatives conducted in the spirit of ‘openness’....

  • Updated 14 Jul 2015 | 18 episodes | Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics

    Practical Ethics Bites is a series of audio podcasts on practical ethics targeted specifically at pupils studying philosophy in UK schools. It is produced by the team behind the popular podcast Philosophy Bites, David Edmonds and Nigel Warburton. Philosophy Bites has had over 21 million downloads. David Edmonds is a Senior Research Associate at Oxford’s Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics and...

  • Updated 08 Jul 2015 | 6 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    The extraordinary career of Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) forged intersections between political action, visionary leadership, creative achievement, and romantic self-invention. As a best-selling novelist, flamboyant dandy, notable wit, ethnic outsider, and icon of Conservative politics giving rise to a powerful political myth, his multifaceted public persona has become emblematically...

  • Updated 30 Jun 2015 | 4 episodes | Oxford Department of International Development

    This University of Oxford inter-departmental seminar series is a collaboration between researchers from the Department of Education, the School of Geography and the Environment, the Department of Social Policy and Intervention, and Oxford Department of International Development. It takes place on most Tuesday evenings in two terms.

  • Updated 26 Jun 2015 | 21 episodes | Faculty of Law

    Podcasts of Law lectures, and other videos not relating to specific courses, presented by the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford.

  • Updated 23 Jun 2015 | 48 episodes | Faculty of English Language and Literature

    Each lecture in this series focuses on a single play by Shakespeare, and employs a range of different approaches to try to understand a central critical question about it. Rather than providing overarching readings or interpretations, the series aims to show the variety of different ways we might understand Shakespeare, the kinds of evidence that might be used to strengthen our critical...

  • Updated 22 Jun 2015 | 11 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    Celebrating 20 years of Women's Studies at Oxford, this conference discussed the history of the course at the University as well as showcasing current student's work. We also heard from experts in the field on topics that are pertinent to the future of Women's Studies.

  • Updated 18 Jun 2015 | 98 episodes | Oxford Department of International Development

    In light of the projected increase in the frequency and intensity of disasters associated with climate change, the number of people displaced in the context of disasters will inevitably rise. Existing national, regional and international legal regimes, however, currently respond to only some of the protection concerns arising from such displacement. Crafting an appropriate response will demand...

  • Updated 12 Jun 2015 | 24 episodes | St Edmund Hall

    St Edmund Hall’s inaugural Research Expo took place on 28 February 2015. It was a celebration of the great diversity of research currently being undertaken at the College, and was an opportunity for students and academics to interact, learn and engage with colleagues across all disciplines. The ‘Teddy Talks’, given by St Edmund Hall academics and postgraduate students, were a key part of the...

  • Updated 10 Jun 2015 | 5 episodes | Department of Chemistry

    Chemistry has a central, irreplaceable role to play in solving global energy challenges. From turning carbon dioxide into fuel, to producing new materials for the storage of hydrogen, research at Oxford Chemistry is securing our future.   To find out more about our research, please visit: http://energy.chem.ox.ac.uk/
     
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  • Updated 06 Jun 2015 | 3 episodes | Oxford University Centre for the Environment

    The Transformations research cluster is one of the core research clusters in the School for Geography and the Environment. Building upon our strengths in the geography of finance, work and employment, gender, class and ethnicity, governance, social justice and social change in both the developed and developing worlds, the Transformations research cluster seeks to better understand both...

  • Updated 04 Jun 2015 | 54 episodes | Department of Sociology

    Podcasts from The Department of Sociology. Sociology in Oxford is concerned with real-world issues with policy relevance, such as social inequality, organised crime, the social basis of political conflict and mobilization, and changes in family relationships and gender roles. Our research is empirical, analytical, and comparative in nature, reaching far beyond British society, to encompass...

  • Updated 04 Jun 2015 | 88 episodes | Oxford Department of International Development

    The role of faith in the humanitarian sector is not easy to measure. Faiths generally advocate welcoming the stranger and there are many organisations and individuals inspired by their faith or religion to provide protection and assistance. Yet it is easier to measure the activities inspired by faith than to measure the difference that having that faith makes, and secularly inspired standards...

  • Updated 03 Jun 2015 | 3 episodes | Merton College

    The Merton College Physics Lecture (the Ockham, or Occam, Lecture, so named in honour of one of the greatest alumni of the College and of his philosophical principle of intellectual discipline) started in 2009 and is held once a term. It is organised by the physics tutors of the College to promote both intellectual curiosity and social cohesion of the Merton Physics community.

  • Updated 29 May 2015 | 6 episodes | All Souls College

    The Library of Arabic Literature is a remarkable undertaking. It is publishing, in Arabic and English dual-language volumes, key works of classical and pre-modern Arabic literature from the pre-Islamic era to the cusp of the modern period. Several of these works have not been translated before, while others have not received such careful editing and translation until now, when the editors and...

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